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Cola's Restaurant

1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife and I had been driving through Georgia. We searched reviews, and decided that Cola's was perfect . We were not disappointed. Not being familiar with the area, we drove right by the warehouse building. The facade of the Royal Crown Bottling plant has...More

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My absolute most favorite restaurant in downtown Columbia. The food is fabulous, the atmosphere is amazing and there is an amazing list of wine and cocktails. The menu is amazing with lots of variety. I love their creativity on their specials. Wonderful place for private...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Old RC cola remodeled to a restaurant! Blood orange Martini was amazing, salads and appetizers were delicious. Had snapper special that was great, have steaks and chicken too. Service excellent would definitely visit again when back in town!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had the chance to dine here during the weekend festivities for a family wedding. It was a nice diversion. The decor & design are very cool and they do a great job accenting the historical nature of the place. The menu had a nice...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, fantastic food, nice ambiance especially when front of restaurant is opened up. Can't go wrong at Cola's. Scallops, tuna, egg roll & shrimp wonton apps delicious! Always fantastic specials. So many great choices on menu, hard to choose! Big thumbs up!

Thank Alisouth
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Solid new southern cuisine. Good cocktail offerings - Cola 76 is a nice twist on the French 75. Fried okra was tasty and paired well with the poached pear salad. Fried pork chop with granny apples and well prepared collards were excellent. Nicely partitioned dining...More

Thank dmarkwhitehead
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with my son after new student orientation here. I had the 8 oz Filet and he had the NY Strip. Both steaks were done perfectly and were very flavorful. My steak was served au poivre and his was topped with Gorgonzola---yum! My roasted...More

Thank kbm22
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a visit to USC, and met some friends who live in the area, here for dinner. Great suggestion! It was a cute place, with good service and good food (and wine). Two in our party had the shrimp and grits,...More

Thank dagny1028
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We are absolutely in love with this place! The food is outstanding and the service is superb! I'm in love with the decor too! If you are in Columbia, definitely need to eat here!

Thank MIsCGirl84
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Great ambiance and an exceptional dining experience! The food was superb and presented with great creativity! I loved the lobster and scallops in poached butter! The fried oyster appetizer is a ' must'! Great wine list and bar. The wait staff is very professional and...More

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Response from SelinaRussell1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
26 August 2016|
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Response from mkelley4240 | Reviewed this property |
sorry that I didn't respond sooner - the dress was mixed; some business, many casual
9 December 2015|
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Response from Doc_Brower | Reviewed this property |
I agree with majority. Most meals come with vegetables and starch. It is best to ask as in my experience they will substitute to accommodate your preference. For instance, my wife always got potatoes with the fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-3121
    (Lady Street)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus station 50 feet from Cola"s front door.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 803-451-0051
  • E-mail
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